Season 9 Episodes

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Into That Good Night (2)

Season 9, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/20/1997
Roseanne fans find out much more than they thought they would in the second half of the season finale
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Into That Good Night (1)

Season 9, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/20/1997
Darlene and David bring home their new baby. Roseanne's sage advice for her daughter? ""The best part is when you can mold their tender little egos to fit your every whim,"" she says.
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Arsenic and Old Mom

Season 9, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/13/1997
Dan's eccentric mom heads straight for Lanford after she's released from hospital, claiming to be cured.
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The Truth Be Told

Season 9, Episode 21 - Air Date: 3/18/1997
Roseanne learns some truths about the price of fame when two high-powered television programmers bombard her with all sorts of bizarre ideas about how network and cable TV would tell her life story.
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Season 9, Episode 20 - Air Date: 3/14/1997
Jackie and Mark take in a female wrestling match; D.J. is not prepared when he realizes he may be about to have his first sexual experience when a night of watching videos with Heather turns into a night of passion; and Bev introduces Leon and Scott to her new ""friend,"" a boozy lounge singer named Joyce.
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The Miracle

Season 9, Episode 19 - Air Date: 2/25/1997
When Darlene gives birth to a very premature baby, the doctors offer very little hope for the child's survival.
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A Second Chance

Season 9, Episode 18 - Air Date: 2/18/1997
Bothered by rumors about Roseanne and ""that Wellman guy,"" Dan sweeps by to take Roseanne out for a ride.
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Some Enchanted Merger (2)

Season 9, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/11/1997
After they wrap up the Wellman Plastics buyout, Roseanne doesn't know what to do when she finds herself deeply attracted to Edgar Wellman, Jr.
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Lanford's Elite (1)

Season 9, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/4/1997
At a party at the swank Lanford Country Club, Roseanne forges a surprising bond with Edgar Wellman, Jr.
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The War Room

Season 9, Episode 15 - Air Date: 1/28/1997
When a heartbroken Roseanne locks herself in her room and won't come out, her family and friends all try in their own unique way to help her get out of her funk.
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Hit the Road, Jack

Season 9, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/14/1997
As Dan packs his bags to leave, Roseanne drowns her sorrows in fast food while driving aimlessly around Lanford, and D.
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Say It Ain't So

Season 9, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/7/1997
Jackie forces Dan to reveal some devastating news to Roseanne: he's been having an affair in California with a nurse who cared for his mother.
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Home for the Holidays

Season 9, Episode 12 - Air Date: 12/17/1996
After a long stay in California with his mother, Dan returns home for Christmas and he, Roseanne and the rest of the family begin to realize how fortunate they are to have each other and how much they have to be thankful for as the old year ends.
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Mothers and Other Strangers

Season 9, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/3/1996
Bev pays a visit to her free-spirited mom in search of answers, while Roseanne awaits Dan's return with trepidation, fearing he might not recognize the place -- or her new look.
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Home is Where the Afghan Is

Season 9, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/26/1996
The absence of Dan, a series of family squabbles, and a shocking revelation by Bev mar the Conners' first Thanksgiving as a rich and famous family, and they start to realize that money does not necessarily buy happiness.
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Season 9, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/19/1996
Roseanne battles a group of women-hating terrorists who hold her family and a foreign diplomat hostage on a train to Washington, D.
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Hoi Polloi Meets Hoiti Toiti

Season 9, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/12/1996
A visit with the wealthy Wentworths on Martha's Vineyard gives the Conners a glimpse into new friend Astrid's dysfunctional family.
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Satan, Darling

Season 9, Episode 7 - Air Date: 10/29/1996
Absolutely Fabulous glam gals Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (in character as Edina and Patsy) are among the few down-to-earth participants in Roseanne's outrageous Halloween outing.
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Pampered to a Pulp

Season 9, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/22/1996
Roseanne and Jackie fight the battle of the bulge during their sojourn at a luxury spa, where past-life regression therapy brings out the imagined warrior in Roseanne.
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Someday My Prince Will Come

Season 9, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/15/1996
A Moldavian prince descends on Lanford with one purpose in mind: to romance Jackie. It seems he's developed a royal crush on her after seeing her briefly on TV.
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Honor Thy Mother

Season 9, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/8/1996
While Roseanne and Jackie anticipate indulging themselves to unlock their ""divine female essence"" at a luxury spa, Dan is just plain morose -- and finally admits why: nagging worries about a family member, his institutionalized mother.
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What a Day for a Daydream

Season 9, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/1/1996
Newly wealthy Roseanne indulges in daydreams involving Hugh Hefner and an appearance on the Jerry Springer Show in which she imagines her dreams â€" and even some of her nightmares â€" coming true thanks to the lottery winnings.
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Millions from Heaven

Season 9, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/24/1996
The Connors win the biggest lottery payoff in state history but insist they're still ""just folks.""
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Call Waiting

Season 9, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/17/1996
Roseanne goes on a spiritual odyssey in front of the TV. After walking out on Dan in the heat of anger, Roseanne is now holed up at Jackie's, mesmerized by the sitcom couples she grew up with on That Girl, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and I Dream of Jeannie.